TVS Raider bags ‘Indian motorcycle of the year’Posted On: March 15, 2022 By : AutoLife Team
TVS Raider has won the prestigious ‘Indian motorcycle of the year’ award. The Raider, designed and manufactured in India, was launched in September 2021, and shortly became the bestselling motorcycle in the country.
In Nepal, Jagadamba Motors had launched the bike in November last year. The Raider is the company’s latest motorcycle in the 125cc segment, next to the Stryker 125, the Max 125, and the Stryker 125 Refresh. The price of the Raider in Nepal is set at Rs 2.48 lakh.
The Raider flaunts an aggressive, premium, stylish, and sporty body. The bike also features a new powerful LED headlamp and a colourful engine guard that enhances the bike’s muscularity. The bike gets an all-new split seat made of premium rexin, and the bike’s stance has been designed to ensure maximum comfort.
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The Raider 125 is powered by a 124.8 cc air- and oil-cooled single-cylinder, SI, 3-valve engine that generates upto 8.37 kW power at 7500 rpm and 11.2 Nm torque at 6000 rpm.
The bike is offered with both an electric and a kick start option, and it comes with a 5-speed gearbox option too. TVS has claimed that the Raider 125 can reach a top speed of 99 km/h and that it provides a mileage of 67 km/l.
|Engine type||Air- and oil-cooled single-cylinder, SI, 3-valve|
|Max. power (kW)||8.37 @ 7500 rpm|
|Max. torque (Nm)||11.2 @ 6000 rpm|
|Number of gears||5|
|Fuel tank (L)||10|
|Ground clearance (mm)||181|
|Seat height (mm)||780|
|Kerb weight (kg)||123|
The Raider comes equipped with a high-tech fully digital console with a speedometer showing real-time mileage, a gear-shift indicator, three trip meters, an odometer, a clock, a top-speed recorder, a fuel gauge, and so on. The console’s multi-colour display allows for better visibility in daylight.
The bike also comes with a 5-inch TFT display with SmartXonnect, featuring turn-by-turn navigation, voice assist, and bike-document display.
TVS Raider price in Nepal
The Raider’s price in Nepal is Rs 2.48 lakh, and it comes in two colour options: Striking Red and Wicked Black.
|Raider variant||Price in Nepal|
|TVS Raider 125||Rs 2.48 lakh|
In Nepal, the Raider competes with the likes of the Bajaj Discover, Yamaha Saluto, Honda CB Shine, and Bajaj Pulsar 125.
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